8 foods to help the liver deal with toxins
Every day, our liver is forced to process a huge amount of toxins that come to us with food additives, pesticides, alcohol, etc. Most toxins are fat soluble, meaning they…

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The benefits of olive oil for the human body
What do you think is the use of olive oil for the human body? Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet. A true Mediterranean diet that…

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What is oxidation and How to protect your cells from it
This spring, I lived in California, and I had the opportunity to attend a very interesting two-month nutrition course at Stanford University. The program was called Food Facts and Fads…

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Bakery products and their impact on the human body

Bakery products, depending on the composition and type of flour, have a different effect on the body. Therefore, when choosing a product in a bread store, you must clearly know for what purpose the product is purchased, navigate in the weak places of your health, including the state of the digestive system.

The classic bread sold in the store is divided into three categories: from wheat, rye or mixed (live) flour. Corn, rice, and barley flour products are also sold. A variety of bread products assortment is striking and it is formed as a result of variation in composition, baking methods, and the presence of additional additives. Different peoples of the world have their own traditions of making bread. For example, among the Eastern peoples these are flatbreads, among the French – baguette, Russian – beloved rye bread.

Bread products cannot be completely excluded from the diet, since they contain vitamins B (thiamine, riboflavin), E (tocopherol), PP (nicotinic acid), macrocells – potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, which are indispensable for humans. Grain shells are enriched with these compounds; therefore, bread containing such components is useful for health. Continue reading

The healing properties of mushrooms

Mushrooms are a popular tool in folk medicine. Scientific research of their healing qualities began in the 50s of the XX century. Compounds with high anticancer activity were found in fungi. So, it has been established that the Japanese Shiitake mushroom and Veselka, common in temperate climates, contain substances that stimulate the production of a regulator of abnormal cell division of perforin.

Such an effect is given by these mushrooms only in the form of tinctures and specialists should be involved in preparing the medicine. Veselka can also be used in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

The healing properties of tincture of hardwood tinder are used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases, in particular tuberculosis. You can also stop its development with chanterelle extract. Continue reading

From every little thing – a hungry pie

The etymology of the word “pie” is ambiguous. Some scientists believe that it came from the Old Slavonic “feast”. According to others, the word was formed from the old Russian “wheatgrass”, “wheatgrass”, which means “spelled” – one of the varieties of wheat. Some believe that it is a derivative of “prati” – “beat”, “pound”. There are a few more assumptions. Common to all these hypotheses is that all the alleged “parents” in one way or another relate either to the product from which this dish is prepared, or to the method of its preparation, or is dedicated to celebrations.

According to the “Big Explanatory Dictionary” D.N. Ushakova pie – “food – bread cookies, pre. from pastry with some filling. ” There is an opinion that in Russia this dish appeared on the tables of our ancestors only on holidays. So you can think of if you associate its name with the word “feast”. But if you take the word “pyro” or “prati” as the basis, then the pie turns into just a dish that is made from wheat and during cooking you need to grind a lot of things. This is a kind of pizza counterpart. Although not so simple. Continue reading

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From every little thing - a hungry pie
The etymology of the word "pie" is ambiguous. Some scientists believe that it came from the Old Slavonic “feast”. According to others, the word was formed from the old Russian…

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